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Charles Dudley Warner

Born: 1829 in Plainfield, Massachusetts
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Charles Warner practiced law in Chicago from 1856 to 1860.

Biography: Warner travelled widely, lectured frequently, and was actively interested in prison reform, city park supervision, and other movements for the public good. He was the first president of the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and, at the time of his death, was president of the American Social Science Association. When he died, Mart Twain was one of his pall bearers.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Charles Dudley Warner on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

A little journey in the world
ISBN: 1404313591 OCLC: 276298

Hard Press 1889

ISBN: 3732644561 OCLC: 1029794951

OUTLOOK Verlag, [Place of publication not identified], 2018.

ISBN: 3732644839 OCLC: 1029634101

OUTLOOK Verlag, [Place of publication not identified], 2018.

The gilded age
ISBN: 0195101340 OCLC: 34513472

Oxford University Press, New York : 1996.

A direct and caustic attack on government, politicians, and big business in post-Civil War America.